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Dinner last night was at the same restaurant we're at today, Aroma (not to be confused with Aroma Café in Perth or on campus!) and which I have also had the most enormous piece of chocolate cake served in an ocean of chocolate sauce syrup.
In the photo you can also see the backgammon/chess board that was a joint purchase between Andrew and Bronte. The concentration at the table was fierce ��
... be fun but as we had to drive on the opposite side of the road, and in a car that is left hand drive, fun is not the first word that springs to mind...! Andrew got into the driver's seat and I pretended to be the navigator but secretly, I closed my eyes a few times as those scribbley roads and the traffic was just mental. ...
... in, one offering meat on fire.
Fishermen cast lines from rods and reels or with only their bare hands. I never saw anything caught by these men and after a short while, they disappeared. Taking their place were more and more families headed by men spinning and twirling what I take to be prayer beads as they walked and talked. This is, on Sunday, a very social place with most of the seats in the many outdoor cafes ...
... Chania. We did some shopping, picked up some gifts, and I picked up the rest of the things for my trip. We had dinner with Effie at a really neat restaurant by the port. The food was delicious!!! We order a whole bunch of little things so that I could taste out the different foods. We had planned to go to a bar for my last night in Crete, but we ate so much, and dinner ran so late, that we decided to ...
... had a pirates castles on the top of the island, and an abandoned ship. It was a very cloudy and windy day, so we were able to climb up to, and explore the castle without overheating. My eyes were peeled for gold bars and tokens the whole time. No luck. The boat made its way to Balos which was a natural sand bar. The water was calm, warm and aqua colored. We got back, and had a light ...
Other places to stay in Crete
Limin Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $205
Aghia Pelagia, Agia Pelagia | 5 star hotelfrom $193
PO Box 9 (Platanias), Chania | 3 star hotelfrom $68
- More like a 3 star
- Animation team
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Limin , Hersonissos | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- Loved it, brilliant!
- Lovely Complex
- Poor Restaurant
Elounda Bay, Elounda | 4 star hotelfrom $269
- Simply marvellous
- Champagne for breakfast, stunning views and sweets on your pillow
Ag. Ioannis Street, Stalís | 4 star hotelfrom $118
Adellanos Cambos, Adelianos Kambos | 5 star hotelfrom $126
- Excellent hotel
- Highly recommended
- Loved this trip
Sissi Lassithiou, Sissi | 5 star hotelfrom $91
Elounda Lasithiou, Elounda | 5 star hotelfrom $353
- Can be wonderful, can be bad as well
Limenas Chersonisou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- A realistic review...
- Great holiday
- Never again
1 Dedalou, Hersonissos | 4 star hotelfrom $50
1A Malikouti Str. , Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $153
Mononaftis Area, Agia Pelagia | 4 star hotelfrom $116
52 S. Venizelou Ave., Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Not quite perfect
- Friendly staff
Anissaras beach, Hersonissos | 5 star hotelfrom $112
Kato Daratso | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Gouves | Hotelfrom $45
Akti Koundourou , Agios Nikolaos | 5 star hotelfrom $67
PO Box GR, Malia | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Rethymnon, Platanés | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Aghia Marina Beach, Agia Marina | 4 star hotelfrom $77
2 Igias Str, Heraklion | 4 star hotelfrom $132
75 Dimokratias Avenue, Heraklion | 5 star hotelfrom $96
M. Portaliou 26, Rethymnon | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Fabulous Hotel Great Holiday
- Great hotel
- Loved Theartemis, Rethymnon